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The Ubuntu team is pleased to announce Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (Long-Term Support).

This release incorporates the Desktop Edition and the Server Edition. The

Server Edition can be used on physical servers, on Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud

(UEC), and on Amazon's EC2 public cloud. Codenamed "Lucid Lynx", 10.04 LTS

continues Ubuntu's proud tradition of integrating the latest and greatest

open source technologies into a high-quality, easy-to-use Linux



We are also pleased to announce Ubuntu 10.04 Netbook Edition, which is not a

long-term support release.


Read more about the features of Ubuntu 10.04 LTS in the following press



Desktop and Netbook editions


Server edition http://www.ubuntu.com/news/ubuntu-10.04-server-edition


Ubuntu 10.04 LTS will be supported for three years on desktops and five

years on servers. Ubuntu 10.04 Netbook Edition will be supported for 18



Thanks to the efforts of the global translation community, Ubuntu is

available in 29 languages. For a list of supported languages and detailed

translation statistics for these and other languages, see:




Ubuntu 10.04 LTS is also the basis for new 10.04 releases of Kubuntu,

Xubuntu, Edubuntu, UbuntuStudio, and Mythbuntu:


Kubuntu http://kubuntu.org/news/10.04-lts-release

Xubuntu http://xubuntu.org/news/10.04-release

Edubuntu http://edubuntu.org/news/10.04-release

Mythbuntu http://mythbuntu.org/10.04/release

Ubuntu Studio https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuStudio/10.04release_notes


To Get Ubuntu 10.04 LTS



To download Ubuntu 10.04, or obtain CDs, visit:




Users of Ubuntu 9.10 will be offered an automatic upgrade to 10.04 LTS via

Update Manager. For further information about upgrading, see:




Users of Ubuntu 8.04 LTS may wish to wait for 10.04.1 LTS, due in July 2010,

before upgrading.


As always, upgrades to the latest version of Ubuntu are entirely free of



We recommend that all users read the release notes, which document

caveats and workarounds for known issues. They are available at:




Find out what's new in this release with a graphical overview:




If you have a question, or if you think you may have found a bug but

aren't sure, try asking on the #ubuntu IRC channel, on the Ubuntu Users


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